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By Desmond Ryan and Desmond Ryan,Knight-Ridder News Service | December 30, 1994
In "Street Fighter," a scientist has transformed a man into a superhuman killer by tampering with his mind in a process the screenwriter airily christens "cerebral download." You don't have be Einstein -- or even Frankenstein -- to take this as fair warning to leave your brain in the lobby before confronting Jean-Claude Van Damme's latest homicidal spree.It admittedly would be in the kinder, gentler spirit of the season to label Van Damme's latest farrago of flying fists and feet a career relapse.
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By Dave Gilmore | March 16, 2012
News Roundup •••• Holy hell (literally), "Diablo III" finally has a release date! May 15, kids. [ Blizzard ] •••• EA Sports' football titles are both in the crowd-sourcing spirit this year. Cam Newton is leading the pack for the "Madden NFL 13" vote, and eight Heisman-winning legends are vying to share the cover of "NCAA Football 13" with RG3. It is at this juncture Game Cache would like to officially endorse Ben Roethlisberger ("Madden" curse, ya'll)
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By Patrick A. McGuire | December 18, 1993
What's hot this year in video games? It depends on what kind of game system you have and your preference for game type: Fighting/shooting? Puzzles? Sports?In terms of hype and sales, the really big games are "Mortal Kombat" and "Street Fighter 2 Turbo." (In the Sega Genesis version, both are rated for 13-year-olds and up.)"If you just can't stomach 'Mortal Kombat,' " says LeeAnne McDermott, editor of Gamepro magazine, "but your kids still want a fighting game, you have two choices: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tournament Fighter' and 'Clay Fighters' for both Genesis and Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
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By Michael Sragow, The Baltimore Sun | December 15, 2010
The Parkville boy's parents had deemed him too young for "Tron" when it played in theaters in 1982. But he loved it when he saw it several years later on a neighbor's VHS tape. Soon, he wanted to join the new frontier of electronic bulletin boards. To post, he had to pick a moniker. "A lot of people chose aliases like Dark Knight or Thunder Hawk," he said recently. "I logged on for a week as Tron. " By the end of the week he realized there were seven or eight people in Baltimore alone using Tron.
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February 20, 2009
opening next friday Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert Experience : (Touchstone Pictures) Three-D cameras follow the pop stars as they travel the country for their "Burning Up" concert tour. Street Fighter: The Legend Of Chun-Li : (20th Century Fox) A young woman (Kristin Kreuk) gives up a life of privilege to become a street fighter, but soon runs afoul of a powerful crime boss. Based on the popular video game. Two Lovers : (Magnolia Pictures) A bachelor must choose between two lovers: a longtime family friend or his volatile new neighbor.
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By Michael Sragow, The Baltimore Sun | December 15, 2010
The Parkville boy's parents had deemed him too young for "Tron" when it played in theaters in 1982. But he loved it when he saw it several years later on a neighbor's VHS tape. Soon, he wanted to join the new frontier of electronic bulletin boards. To post, he had to pick a moniker. "A lot of people chose aliases like Dark Knight or Thunder Hawk," he said recently. "I logged on for a week as Tron. " By the end of the week he realized there were seven or eight people in Baltimore alone using Tron.
BUSINESS
By Timothy J. Mullaney and Timothy J. Mullaney,Sun Staff Writer | April 23, 1995
It looked like just a place to have a drink, but advertising agencies like W. B. Doner & Co. spend billions to convince consumers that a beer is more than just a beer. And for Doner, this one was.Doner had built a sports bar in the lobby of its Detroit office in only three days in late 1993. Executives from G. Heileman Brewing Co. were coming, and Doner was pulling out all stops to woo an old client it lost during the advertising slowdown of 1990.Reclaiming Heileman's $7 million annual account was a chance to confirm that Doner had bounced back from the recession.
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By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,SUN STAFF | January 31, 1998
Ravens coach Ted Marchibroda sees a tough, balanced offense taking the field in 1998. He sees a diverse attack feeding off an improved running game -- bolstered by a proven fullback -- that will make play-action passes more effective and big plays more frequent.If only Marchibroda held the pieces that will fit the puzzle.With unrestricted free agents across the league set to begin shopping their skills on Feb. 13, and with the NFL draft on tap two months later, the Ravens are studying both areas to fill the many empty spaces in their backfield.
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By MIKE LITTWIN | February 24, 1991
His name is Carson McCaurry. We think."That's what it says on the poster, anyway," says Don Elbaum, the fight promoter. "It's the third spelling I've gotten."If there's confusion, it's because Carson McCaurry is really Skippy -----, which is the name he goes by, but which I was asked not to use on account of any possible outstanding lawsuits. McCaurry is the name he was born with, however, if that is indeed how it's spelled."Could be McCurry," says Larry Lowry, who is his handler.Whoever he is -- let's call him Skippy -- he's sitting in a crab house in Pasadena eating the catch of the day. Skippy's got a black eye, a scar over the bridge of his nose and a lot of mangled knuckles decorated with slashes that closely resemble teeth marks.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Dave Gilmore | March 16, 2012
News Roundup •••• Holy hell (literally), "Diablo III" finally has a release date! May 15, kids. [ Blizzard ] •••• EA Sports' football titles are both in the crowd-sourcing spirit this year. Cam Newton is leading the pack for the "Madden NFL 13" vote, and eight Heisman-winning legends are vying to share the cover of "NCAA Football 13" with RG3. It is at this juncture Game Cache would like to officially endorse Ben Roethlisberger ("Madden" curse, ya'll)
NEWS
February 20, 2009
opening next friday Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert Experience : (Touchstone Pictures) Three-D cameras follow the pop stars as they travel the country for their "Burning Up" concert tour. Street Fighter: The Legend Of Chun-Li : (20th Century Fox) A young woman (Kristin Kreuk) gives up a life of privilege to become a street fighter, but soon runs afoul of a powerful crime boss. Based on the popular video game. Two Lovers : (Magnolia Pictures) A bachelor must choose between two lovers: a longtime family friend or his volatile new neighbor.
SPORTS
By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,SUN STAFF | January 31, 1998
Ravens coach Ted Marchibroda sees a tough, balanced offense taking the field in 1998. He sees a diverse attack feeding off an improved running game -- bolstered by a proven fullback -- that will make play-action passes more effective and big plays more frequent.If only Marchibroda held the pieces that will fit the puzzle.With unrestricted free agents across the league set to begin shopping their skills on Feb. 13, and with the NFL draft on tap two months later, the Ravens are studying both areas to fill the many empty spaces in their backfield.
BUSINESS
By Timothy J. Mullaney and Timothy J. Mullaney,Sun Staff Writer | April 23, 1995
It looked like just a place to have a drink, but advertising agencies like W. B. Doner & Co. spend billions to convince consumers that a beer is more than just a beer. And for Doner, this one was.Doner had built a sports bar in the lobby of its Detroit office in only three days in late 1993. Executives from G. Heileman Brewing Co. were coming, and Doner was pulling out all stops to woo an old client it lost during the advertising slowdown of 1990.Reclaiming Heileman's $7 million annual account was a chance to confirm that Doner had bounced back from the recession.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Desmond Ryan and Desmond Ryan,Knight-Ridder News Service | December 30, 1994
In "Street Fighter," a scientist has transformed a man into a superhuman killer by tampering with his mind in a process the screenwriter airily christens "cerebral download." You don't have be Einstein -- or even Frankenstein -- to take this as fair warning to leave your brain in the lobby before confronting Jean-Claude Van Damme's latest homicidal spree.It admittedly would be in the kinder, gentler spirit of the season to label Van Damme's latest farrago of flying fists and feet a career relapse.
NEWS
By Patrick A. McGuire | December 18, 1993
What's hot this year in video games? It depends on what kind of game system you have and your preference for game type: Fighting/shooting? Puzzles? Sports?In terms of hype and sales, the really big games are "Mortal Kombat" and "Street Fighter 2 Turbo." (In the Sega Genesis version, both are rated for 13-year-olds and up.)"If you just can't stomach 'Mortal Kombat,' " says LeeAnne McDermott, editor of Gamepro magazine, "but your kids still want a fighting game, you have two choices: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tournament Fighter' and 'Clay Fighters' for both Genesis and Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
SPORTS
By MIKE LITTWIN | February 24, 1991
His name is Carson McCaurry. We think."That's what it says on the poster, anyway," says Don Elbaum, the fight promoter. "It's the third spelling I've gotten."If there's confusion, it's because Carson McCaurry is really Skippy -----, which is the name he goes by, but which I was asked not to use on account of any possible outstanding lawsuits. McCaurry is the name he was born with, however, if that is indeed how it's spelled."Could be McCurry," says Larry Lowry, who is his handler.Whoever he is -- let's call him Skippy -- he's sitting in a crab house in Pasadena eating the catch of the day. Skippy's got a black eye, a scar over the bridge of his nose and a lot of mangled knuckles decorated with slashes that closely resemble teeth marks.
NEWS
By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | August 4, 2012
De'Andre L. McCullough, the young protagonist of the book “The Corner”, which chronicled a year on a drug-plagued street corner in West Baltimore and was turned into an HBO miniseries, died Wednesday of an apparent overdose in Baltimore County, according to police and relatives. It marked the end of a long struggle with addiction for McCullough, 35, who showed promise of getting his life on track but was being sought at the time of his death on warrants charging him with two armed robberies at Baltimore pharmacies, police said.
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